The Beauty Therapy department at Portlaoise Institute have recently formed a strategic partnership with The Heritage Spa.
Over the years Portlaoise Institute has built an excellent reputation and works closely with the local business community providing work placements for their annual 300+ students.
The Heritage offers one of the foremost experiences of Spa Hotels in Ireland. The Spa at The Heritage offers a touch of tranquillity in a contemporary and luxurious setting at one of Ireland’s premier hotels.
Their luxury award winning Spa offers 16 treatment rooms set in an oasis of calm, with a wonderful selection of spa treatments and packages that allow guests to indulge in a truly world-class spa experience.
The 4* luxury hotel and spa have joined forces with Portlaoise Institute in an exciting new partnership that will add value to the student experience as well as to the talent pool of the hotel.
This close collaboration will provide Beauty Therapy students from Portlaoise Institute exclusive opportunities for work placements in the award winning Heritage Health Club and Spa and this collaboration is hoped to extend further to a sponsored student scholarship programme.
“Our partnership with The Heritage provides our students highly-coveted work placement opportunities with one of Ireland’s top Hotels”, added Keith McClearn, Deputy Principal of Portlaoise Institute.
“It is a great testimony of the value that leading employers place on the educational experiences Portlaoise Institute offers.
“Portlaoise Institute will further benefit from the expertise and insights provided by The Heritage in developing course components that reflect the realities and trends of the luxury hospitality industry”.
Keith also stated that “students from our Beauty Therapy course can avail of work placement opportunities in Malaga, Spain through our Erasmus programme which will be going ahead this year in February 2022.
“We still have places left on our Year 1 Beauty Therapy and Year 2 Advanced Beauty Therapy courses, applications can be made on www.portlaoiseinstitute.ie“